Youthrive Articles

We are very proud of the team we have grown here at Youthrive and celebrate their achievements in the industry. Here you will find a collection of published articles and helpful resources for parents, prepared by our exceptional team.

Why bilingualism matters!

March 25th, 2019

By Youthrive Speech Pathologist Freeda Thong  

What is bilingualism?

Bilingualism is being fluent in understanding and speaking tw [...]
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How much sleep does my child need?

March 22nd, 2019

By Youthrive Occupational Therapist Portia Gunn Sleep plays a very important role in our development, physical health and mental wellbeing. It is so important, that [...]
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Dysphagia, a difficult diagnosis to swallow

March 12th, 2019

By Youthrive Speech Pathologist Freeda Thong  

What is Swallowing Awareness Day?

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What to expect at a kindergarten screening session!

February 28th, 2019

Youthrive now offers Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology Screening Sessions for kindergartens and childcare centres. This childhood screening package aims to assist early childhood educators and parents in identifying developmental challe [...]
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How to help your child speak confidently to adults

February 21st, 2019

By Kasey Lloyd, Youthrive Psychologist

Why do some children find it easy to converse [...]

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The therapy process and what to expect!

February 13th, 2019

Where do I start?

If you are a parent who has not had any experience with therapy services for your child, the process may seem overwhelmin [...]

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Youthrive now offers professional development sessions!

January 23rd, 2019

Are you an educator wanting to learn more about how to best support the kids in your classroom? Or are you a parent wanting help with your child's fussy eating or toileting? Whether it's developing an understanding of different diagnoses and [...]
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How to encourage your kids to do chores!

January 17th, 2019

We can all relate to the stress of trying to get your kids to help with chores. Sometimes just the thought of asking them to “clean their room” can cause a tantrum. But, with the right strategies and mindset, chores can become a positive exp [...]
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These 5 basic concepts are essential for early school success!

December 13th, 2018

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist Your child’s understanding of basic concepts is important for their su [...]
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Developing the vocabulary skills vital for success!

November 19th, 2018

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist   Did you know that vocabulary growth helps kids think and learn about [...]
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